A spotlight on 12 of Cornwall’s finest churches

Staycations are likely to increase in popularity this year as people opt to travel around the UK and avoid foreign travel chaos.

The visitor guide on our church tourism website, Explorechurches.org is a great resource for planning which churches to discover. Have a look at our 12 ‘must see’ Cornish churches. 

Discover the wonder of Cornwall’s sacred heritage.

Cornwall’s churches are rarely simple buildings nestling into the landscape. Instead they are assertive structures with heaven thrusting spires or towers, commonly three times the height of the church.

Quaint villages are rare here, generally churches are found in towns, hamlets or trading ports. Methodist and Nonconformist chapels partly filled the gaps left after the Reformation. Here is a sample of special churches.

Every church has a story to tell.

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